ACCOUNT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ACCOUNT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Sony network hit by attack, exec’s flight diverted http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58334391-79/sony-attack-network-diverted.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58334391-79/sony-attack-network-diverted.html.csp">Sony network hit by attack, exec’s flight diverted</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-25T09:37:01.768-06:00">Updated Aug 25, 2014 09:37AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tokyo • Sony says its PlayStation Network service for video games was unusable from Sunday until Monday afternoon after being flooded by an online attack. Sony Computer Entertainment spokesman Satoshi Nakajima said Monday the problems are fixed. Separately, he said an American Airlines flight carrying Sony Online Entertainment President John Smedley from Dallas to San Diego was diverted to Phoenix about the same time as the attack. An individual or group called Lizard Squad claimed through a Twi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583343912014-08-25T09:37:01.768-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-25T09:37:01.768-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58334391@www.sltrib.com Mon, 25 Aug 2014 09:37:01 MDT Letter: Take Internet security seriously http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58319199-82/stolen-information-internet-password.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58319199-82/stolen-information-internet-password.html.csp">Letter: Take Internet security seriously</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T16:33:02.449-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 04:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I just changed my password again. The new standard is something like a 12-digit random number with capitals, numbers and symbols. This is required to prevent thieves from stealing my information or getting into my account. Here’s the rub. Try logging into an account with a incorrect password three times and you are immediately locked out and have to call the company with a complete list of information to get reinstated. So now I am required to remember these insane passwords to protect myself, ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58319199@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:33:02 MDT Utah ex-cop accused of posing as porn producer pleads not guilty http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58296949-78/rose-nude-photos-teen.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58296949-78/rose-nude-photos-teen.html.csp">Utah ex-cop accused of posing as porn producer pleads not guilty</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jessica Miller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T11:36:17.014-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 11:36AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A former Tremonton police officer accused of creating a fake pornography email account and convincing a teen girl to send him nude photos pleaded not guilty to charges Wednesday. Jeremy Rose, 37, is charged in Ogden’s 2nd District Court with 16 charges: ten counts of second-degree felony sexual exploitation of a minor, two counts of third-degree felony voyeurism, one count of third-degree felony dealing in materials harmful to minor, one count each of third-degree felonies obstruction of justice...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58296949@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 11:36:17 MDT BYU WR Blackmon says he's suspended, will miss opener http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58286306-65/blackmon-byu-earrings-game.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58286306-65/blackmon-byu-earrings-game.html.csp">BYU WR Blackmon says he's suspended, will miss opener</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T20:40:02.44-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 08:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It appears that BYU will be missing another one of its offensive weapons when it lines up Aug. 29 to face UConn in a 2014 season opener. Devon Blackmon, a transfer from Riverside (Calif.) College who originally began his college career at Oregon, noted on his Twitter account on Monday night that his first action of the season will be against Texas on Sept. 6 in Week 2. “Rules are rules … Abide by them or suffer the consequences … Looking forward to the Texas game,” Blackmon tweeted, using the Tw...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58286306@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 20:40:02 MDT 7 ways to create better, stronger passwords http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58267110-79/password-passwords-avoid-facebook.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58267110-79/password-passwords-avoid-facebook.html.csp">7 ways to create better, stronger passwords</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANICK JESDANUN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-06T16:43:23.259-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 04:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • This week’s news that a Russian crime ring has amassed some 1.2 billion username and password combinations makes now a good time to review ways to protect yourself online. The hacking misdeeds were described in a New York Times story based on the findings of Hold Security, a Milwaukee firm that has a history of uncovering online security breaches. Hold Security called the data “the largest known collection of stolen Internet credentials.” Hold’s researchers did not identify the origin...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582671102014-08-06T16:43:23.259-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-06T16:43:23.259-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58267110@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 16:43:23 MDT Former Utah rodeo chairman gets probation in theft case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58206661-78/rodeo-harmon-account-committee.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58206661-78/rodeo-harmon-account-committee.html.csp">Former Utah rodeo chairman gets probation in theft case</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Marissa Lang</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T20:15:02.668-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 08:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mere hours before the Days of ‘47 Rodeo was set to kick off its first bull-riding event in Salt Lake City, the rodeo’s former chairman was sentenced Monday to probation and ordered to repay thousands of dollars he unlawfully rerouted from the event into his own account. Brad Floyd Harmon, 55, pleaded guilty in May to unlawful dealing with property by fiduciary — a third-degree felony punishable by up to five years in prison. But on Monday, 3rd District Judge Denise Lindberg suspended the prison...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58206661@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:15:02 MDT U.S. Embassy apologies to Ghana leader for tweet http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58206190-68/embassy-ghana-president-account.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58206190-68/embassy-ghana-president-account.html.csp">U.S. Embassy apologies to Ghana leader for tweet</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T15:55:19.341-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 03:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">ACCRA, Ghana • The U.S. Embassy in Ghana is apologizing after a staff member sent what’s being described as “an errant tweet” criticizing the president from the official Embassy Twitter account. Ghanaian President John Mahama had tweeted about the country’s financial woes, saying that “as a people, we have had to make sacrifices” and that the results of those cutbacks would start to show soon. A post from the U.S. Embassy’s Twitter account later retorted to the president: “And what sacrifices ar...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582061902014-07-21T15:55:19.341-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-21T15:55:19.341-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58206190@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:55:19 MDT What happens to online accounts when you die? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58190431-79/access-accounts-account-williams.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58190431-79/access-accounts-account-williams.html.csp">What happens to online accounts when you die?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANNE FLAHERTY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T16:16:02.333-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 04:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • When you die, should your loved ones have access to your Facebook, Gmail and other online accounts? A group of influential lawyers says yes, unless you specify otherwise in a will. The Uniform Law Commission, whose members are appointed by state governments to help standardize state laws, endorse a plan to automatically give loved ones access to — but not control of — all digital accounts unless otherwise specified. To become law in a state, the legislation would have to be adopted ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581904312014-07-18T16:16:02.333-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-18T16:16:02.333-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58190431@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:16:02 MDT Facebook tests ‘Buy’ button to help drive sales http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58195398-79/facebook-percent-button-buy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58195398-79/facebook-percent-button-buy.html.csp">Facebook tests ‘Buy’ button to help drive sales</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MAE ANDERSON </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T17:46:38.579-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 05:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Facebook is testing a “Buy” button in its latest effort to help businesses boost their sales through the world’s biggest online social network. The company said in a statement Thursday that the button will let people buy products directly from businesses without leaving Facebook. A “Buy” button appears at the bottom of sponsored ads and is being tested by a limited group of several small- and medium-sized U.S. businesses. The move comes as Facebook continues to grow its advertising bu...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581953982014-07-17T17:46:38.579-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T17:46:38.579-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58195398@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 17:46:38 MDT Digital afterlife: Bill ensures emails, photos won’t die with you http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58190285-68/access-accounts-account-digital.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58190285-68/access-accounts-account-digital.html.csp">Digital afterlife: Bill ensures emails, photos won’t die with you</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANNE FLAHERTY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-16T10:36:16.691-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 10:36AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • When you die, should your loved ones have access to your Facebook, Gmail and other online accounts? A group of influential lawyers says yes, unless you specify otherwise in a will. The Uniform Law Commission, whose members are appointed by state governments to help standardize state laws, was expected to endorse a plan Wednesday to automatically give loved ones access to — but not control of — all digital accounts unless otherwise specified. To become law in a state, the legislation...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581902852014-07-16T10:36:16.691-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-16T10:36:16.691-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58190285@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:36:16 MDT Yes you can: Tips to beef up your savings http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58146557-79/savings-financial-money-account.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58146557-79/savings-financial-money-account.html.csp">Yes you can: Tips to beef up your savings</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALEX VEIGA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T15:29:02.131-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 03:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dreams of financial independence often center on fantasies about sudden wealth. But financial freedom isn’t always about possessing great riches. For some, it can be as simple as getting a bit more breathing room from financial constraints like their rent, car payment and other living expenses. That’s a goal most people can work toward by making a concerted effort to regularly set aside a portion of their income. Although it may feel like well-worn advice, saving is at the core of financial ind...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581465572014-07-11T15:29:02.131-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-11T15:29:02.131-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58146557@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:29:02 MDT